All classes are held at Studio Blue unless otherwise stated
For schedule of all classes, see “Calendar“
BACHELORETTE & BIRTHDAY PARTIES!
Our instructors are available year-round for performances and classes. Find out about our special offerings HERE! Pick and choose the curriculum, and let’s have a party! Contact us at parties at academyofburlesque dot com for more info!
HOW TO STRIP FOR YOUR LOVER
Bring the sumptous art of Burlesque into the boudoir! Learn techniques for teasing, tantalizing, and actually stripping for your sweetheart! With demonstrations, and lots of time to practice! Taught by The Academy of Burlesque Faculty.
Watch em wiggle! See em jiggle! Can you go clockwise? In opposite directions? Learn the ancient alluring skill of tassel twirling! A Revolutionary class for all budding Helicopter Girls. Open to all bodies with chests. Pasties are provided for use in class, AND available for purchase!
Learn to work a classic Burlesque prop: the fun, glamorous boa! Far from a simple costume element, the boa has a fascinating history and is the perfect tool for enhancing tease and creating sexy drama. We will provide each student with a marabou boa that you can take home. A perfect class for groups and parties! Advance Registration requested, but Drop-ins are welcome! This is not a series! Each class contains the same curriculum.
BASIC BUMP & GRIND
A fabulous primer if you want to take our 6 or 8 week series, or if you just want a taste of the sexy moves used in Burlesque Choreography! Advance Registration requested, but Drop-ins are welcome! This is not a series! Each class contains the same curriculum.
WALKING IN HEELS
Ever learned how to walk in teetering stilettos? Want that shapely behind as you sashay in tall high-heeled shoes? Can you chase down a taxi in your faux Prada pumps? This class will teach you the elusive skill of strutting with confidence, sex appeal, and style. Advance Registration requested, but Drop-ins are welcome! This is not a series! Each class contains the same curriculum.
THE ART OF THE TEASE
Women in the Golden Age of Burlesque refined teasing to an art – the art of strip-tease! This 1 hour workshop includes historical examples of Burlesque legends and exercises to practice the skills they developed. In this introductory class, students are empowered to explore and discover their own inner tease-artiste in a safe and friendly environment. Gloves, boas, and hand-fans are provided, no dancing or dance skill required. Learn the who and what of the how and why! Drop-ins welcome, but advance registration recommended!
BURLESQUE STAGE MAKEUP
Ever wondered how their lips sparkle? Why their eyelashes are so darned LONG? Learn the tricks of the Burlesque trade that make performers look like stars! Advanced registration is REQUIRED. Check back for 2015 class schedule.! !